Fair Trade Store

Recycled Paper Cards (6 pack) FAIR TRADE. Handmade by women at our paper cooperative in Jaque, Darien, Panama. Waunaan Basket These baskets are one-of-a-kind, made by the artisans of the Waunaan community in Viro Quera, Panama. Waunaan Basket These baskets are one-of-a-kind, made by the artisans of the Waunaan community in Viro Quera, Panama Item Description Item Description Item Description …

Board of Directors

Carol Mosley USA Director Co-founder & Former Coordinator of Nature Studies program at Miami Dade College Ana Maria Vasquez Co-Founder and Coordinator of Darien & Mexico projects. Eco-artist and musician Michi Regier Violinista who volunteers with our Music Across Borders program in Mexico

Advisory Board Members

John Alvarez Student Activist, Conflict Resolution Mediator Richard Boren Border Issues activist; Nicaragua and Colombia Witness for Peace Stephen Hodges Botany student who has traveled to the Darien region to give workshops on ecology Stetson Kennedy Infiltrator of KKK and author of books Southern Hospitality, The Klan Unmasked, Palmetto Country and numerous others Maralyn Teare Marriage, Family & Child Counselor; …

Founding Members

Larry Abdullah Richard Allen John Alvarez Herb Bazur Betty Bazur Rosalie Beloff Shelley Berkowitz Sidney Bertisch Margaret Betz Nancy Blattner Richard Boren Laura Bradford Cindy Brown Barbara Buck Darlene Charneco Malcomb Chubb Ruth Velma Clark Noel Cleland Maria Cobian Jaime Colon Lois Congdon Diana Marie Cram James Crooks Kathleen Crow Sylvia Davis Don Daughtry Kathy Daughtry Margaret Day Julian J. …

In Memoriam

What do we really want from the whole of our lives but to leave a legacy? We want to be thought of on occasion and remembered kindly. We hope that with our life we have made this planet just a little better off. This is the legacy we want to leave for the children of the future. Much of what …

Darien Gap Projects

BAB has been working to create sustainable economic alternatives for the indigenous and refugee communities in the Darien Gap rainforest region that spans across the border of Panama and Colombia. These projects were initiated in 1994 in Choco, Colombia, until massacres in the town necessitated an exodus for a majority of the residents. Since then the project focus has been …

Plan Colombia

As the United States escalates spending for its militarized anti-drug strategy, a growing movement of well-respected Latin American leaders has emerged calling for more peaceful and effective solutions. At the recent Summit of Americas conference in Quebec City, critics ranging from Nobel laureates to former world leaders submitted a letter to President Bush saying that Plan Colombia, while failing to …